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First-ever full size TF coil superconducting double pancake prototype passes successfully final tests. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
The European Commissionhas presented the preliminary results of a study on the perception of the risks and opportunities of LNG as a shipping fuel. The results show that stakeholders recognise the environmental advantages of LNG as a shipping fuel, but are still uncertain whether they offer a clear business case. At ameeting, held during the European Shipping Week, the European Commission discussed with LNG industry stakeholders the outcomes of the study. [read more]
The workshop aims to encourage active dialogue and exchange of ideas between the Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) -H2020 stakeholders and the national/regional authorities that apply for structural funds, and : 1) Raise awareness on KETs (advanced materials, nanotechnology, micro- and nano-electronics, industrial biotechnology, photonics, and advanced manufacturing systems) as drivers for industrial competitiveness in regions. 2) Stimulate interaction to enhance synergies, by engaging participants in discussions during the parallel sessions. 3) Showcase examples of regions that have identified KETs as priorities and promote interregional cooperation. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
The European Parliamentgave its final approval tonew EU rules for safer and more eco-friendly lorries (Directive 2013/0195), put forward by the Commission. These rules will allow manufacturers to develop more aerodynamic lorries which will reduce fuel consumption by 7-10%, cut emissions of greenhouse gases, and also enhance road safety [read more]
The EU INFRASTRUCTURE project QualityNano comes near completion and will hold its final conference on 15-17 July 2015 in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Local host for the meeting is the FORTH institute. This conference is jointly organised with the EU funded project NanoReg which is already in its second year and addresses the crucial question of regulatory research in the nanosafety area. The upcoming EU INFRASTRUCTURE project EU NCL is invited to join the scientific effort and have confirmed their participation. The organisers will welcome scientists from other projects in the European Union, and beyond. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
An EU-funded project has expanded our understanding of what causes high blood pressure. The results will help to treat people at risk and reduce heart disease - the number one killer in the world. [read more]
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech London, 23 March 2015 Carlos Moedas - Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Royal Society of London Lecture Professor Poliakoff, Ladies and gentlemen, Distinguished guests, Needless to say, it is a great honour to speak here today. [read more]
Published on: 23-March-2015 At the request of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, an evaluation of EUREKA individual projects, EUREKA Clusters and the Eurostars Programme in the Netherlands fo (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
With its research and tools, JRC supports EU policies on the preservation of forests, which sustain life, represent a home to most of the earth's terrestrial biodiversity and act as carbon dioxide storehouse, thus reducing the CO₂ released in the atmosphere. [read more]